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    This position is a scientific position, with an emphasis on public health informatics. This is a standard position and can be located in various Centers/Institutes/Offices throughout CDC/ATSDR. The primary purpose of the position is to perform a variety of scientific activities and analyses related to health care informatics in various public health program areas.

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    As a Health Scientist (Informatics), you will:

    • Provide expert scientific advice, consultation and leadership in designing, coordinating and maintaining public health informatics project goals, objectives and priorities within a CIO and/or CDC/ATSDR and in the general public health community.
    • Implement scientific policies and procedures on informatics practices and principles.
    • Serve as an expert, providing scientific advice and consultation on solutions to critical problems that require creating new approaches, and standards to be used within the applicable CIO.
    • Coordinate the sharing of health related informational materials so that scientific advice and assistance is shared.
    • Develop strategies to meet short and long-range goals for the applicable program and assures that strategies reflect most promising directions in research, preventive, and clinical approaches as it relates to public health informatics.
    • Apply new methods, approaches, and technology to new and unusual situations and these methods have broad applications in the field.
    • Collaborate and provides expert scientific advice to a variety of nation-wide and international organizations to synthesize, and implement informatics policies and directions for future development.
    • Collaborate with and provides expert advice to all organizational levels with the agency, as well as with various state health agencies, and partner organizations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 5% or less domestically for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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